Principles, Techniques, and Clinical Applications
editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Written by the acknowledged experts, this book guides practitioners through the technical aspects of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and its site-specific clinical applications in the chest, gastrointestinal organs, genitourinary tract, vascular system, and musculoskeletal system. More than 1,400 illustrations complement the text. The contributors explain the advantages of MDCT over single-slice CT in specific clinical situations and offer practical guidance for optimizing scanning protocols. State-of-the-art coverage includes 3-D rendering techniques, the virtual colonoscopy, CT angiography, and screening. Protocols for pediatric patients are included.